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My Turn: President has the right spotlight on climate change

...responsibility to reduce emissions, all one need do is witness the continued natural gas venting and flaring from oil and gas operations on the North Slope and in Cook Inlet. This occurs despite the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission's policies...
Norway's king opens drilling conference

ANCHORAGE - Norway's king opened a conference on Arctic offshore drilling Wednesday with a plug for incorporating his country's expertise into drilling off Alaska's northern shores.
Shell seeks order to remove protesters from rig

...protest, the lawsuit said."Greenpeace has a demonstrated pattern of conducting direct actions against Arctic oil and gas operations that violate the rights of others and create dangerous situations for their targets, law enforcement, and their...
On The Move retiring from the board. Previously, Thompson served as executive vice president of ARCO's Asia-Pacific oil and gas operations and as president of ARCO Alaska Inc. Coeur, the country's largest silver producer, has a 100 percent interest...
Murkowski spends last day in D.C.

...mentioned several items, including legislation that created the regional citizens advisory councils to oversee oil and gas operations in Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet following the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill, legislation that established...
Knowles wants more money for oil, gas oversight

...Conservation and the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, state agencies primarily charged with inspecting oil and gas operations. Another 10 positions would be added to the agencies by contractual services under the proposal. The departments...
Federal regulators approve $118 million sale of Anchorage's Era Aviation

...corporation, Rowan Companies Inc., also from Houston. Era's main business is providing helicopter services for oil and gas operations in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska. It also uses its helicopters to fight fires and provide other utility services...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...probably serves them right. Gov. Tony Knowles already has warned Exxon that it might not get state leases for oil and gas operations on the North Slope even if the company gets Arco's assets. Exxon is basing that attempt on a 1964 contract between...
Groups sue to protect marine mammals

...polar bear incidents. Between 1994 and 2000, oil and gas operations reported 258 polar bear sightings, an average...of polar bears. But in 2004 alone, it says, oil and gas operations reported 89 sightings and 36 instances of direct...
Don't drill ANWR

...biologists are also concerned about the long-term environmental effects of the millions of gallons of waste from oil and gas operations disposed of in open pits, injected into the subsurface, frozen into the permafrost and discharged directly into...


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